Comparison Of The Monster In Grendel, Frankenstein, And Animal Farm

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In the books Grendel by John Gardner, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and Animal Farm by George Orwell, Grendel, The Monster, and The Sheep are victims of their birth which they can’t help because they were born that way. They are forced to deal with obstacles that they can overcome or not.
In Grendel, Grendel is known by his creation as a monster this is why he is unwanted by society. This is because he is also known for his “lineage” because of Cain. The shaper makes the people believe that he will always be evil monster “He told of an ancient feud between two brothers which split all the world between darkness and light. And I, Grendel, was the dark side, he said in effect. The terrible race God cursed” (Gardner 51). At first he wasn’t a monster he wanted to belong with society however, the isolation that the people gave him including his mother switched his brain to if the people don’t care about him he won’t care about them so he done some unkindly things to people.
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This is because a couple of things first, his physical characteristics. Everyone including the monster knew how ugly he was “As soon as he beheld my form, he place his hands before his eyes and uttered a shrill scream” (Shelley 153). This leads to people always thinking that he is doing something bad because he is a monster. For example when The Monster was saving the little girl the man that was with her though he was attacking her so he shot him in the shoulder. This makes him feel that he cant find a purpose in his life that because nobody will ever accept him he will never know what to do with his life. This is why he goes after Victor Frankenstein and all of his loved ones because he is getting revenge on him for not telling the monster or giving him a

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